Remotely Sensed Winds and Wind Stresses for Marine Forecasting and Ocean Modeling

Type Article
Date 2019-08
Language English
Author(s) Bourassa Mark A.1, 2, Meissner Thomas3, Cerovecki Ivana4, Chang Paul S.5, Dong Xiaolong6, de Chiara Giovanna7, Donlon Craig8, Dukhovskoy Dmitry S.2, Elya Jocelyn2, Fore Alexander9, Fewings Melanie R.10, Foster Ralph C.11, Gille Sarah T.4, Haus Brian K.12, Hristova-Veleva Svetla9, Holbach Heather M.13, Jelenak Zorana14, Knaff John A.15, Kranz Sven A.1, Manaster Andrew3, Mazloff Matthew4, Mears Carl3, Mouche AlexisORCID16, Portabella Marcos17, Reul NicolasORCID16, Ricciardulli Lucrezia3, Rodriguez Ernesto9, Sampson Charles18, Solis Daniel19, Stoffelen Ad20, Stukel Michael R.1, Stiles Bryan9, Weissman David21, Wentz Frank3
Affiliation(s) 1 : EOAS, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL, United States
2 : COAPS, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL, United States
3 : Remote Sensing Systems, Santa Rosa, CA, United States
4 : Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California, San Diego, San Diego, CA, United States
5 : NOAA/NESDIS/Center for Satellite Applications and Research, Silver Spring, MD, United States
6 : The Key Laboratory of Microwave Remote Sensing, NSSC, CAS, Beijing, China
7 : European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts, Reading, United Kingdom
8 : Mission Science Division, Earth Observation Programme Directorate, ESTEC, European Space Agency, Noordwijk, Netherlands
9 : Jet Propulsion Laboratory and California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA, United States
10 : College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR, United States
11 : Applied Physics Laboratory, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, United States
12 : Department of Ocean Sciences - Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science, University of Miami, Miami, FL, United States
13 : NOAA/AOML Hurricane Research Division, Northern Gulf Institute, Florida State University, Miami, FL, United States
14 : NOAA/NESDIS/STAR-UCAR, Washington, DC, United States
15 : NOAA Center for Satellite Applications and Research, Fort Collins, CO, United States
16 : Laboratoire d'Océanographie Physique et Spatiale, Institut Français de Recherche et d'Exploitation de la Mer, Brest, France
17 : Barcelona Expert Centre, Institute of Marine Sciences (ICM-CSIC), Barcelona, Spain
18 : U.S. Naval Research Laboratory, Monterey, CA, United States
19 : Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University, Tallahassee, FL, United States
20 : RDSW, Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute, De Bilt, Netherlands
21 : School of Engineering and Applied Science, Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY, United States
Source Frontiers In Marine Science (2296-7745) (Frontiers Media SA), 2019-08 , Vol. 6 , N. 443 , P. 28p.
DOI 10.3389/fmars.2019.00443
WOS© Times Cited 51
Keyword(s) satellite, wind, stress, ocean, requirements

Strengths and weakness of remotely sensed winds are discussed, along with the current capabilities for remotely sensing winds and stress. Future missions are briefly mentioned. The observational needs for a wide range of wind and stress applications are provided. These needs strongly support a short list of desired capabilities of future missions and constellations.

Full Text
File Pages Size Access
Publisher's official version 28 4 MB Open access
Top of the page

How to cite 

Bourassa Mark A., Meissner Thomas, Cerovecki Ivana, Chang Paul S., Dong Xiaolong, de Chiara Giovanna, Donlon Craig, Dukhovskoy Dmitry S., Elya Jocelyn, Fore Alexander, Fewings Melanie R., Foster Ralph C., Gille Sarah T., Haus Brian K., Hristova-Veleva Svetla, Holbach Heather M., Jelenak Zorana, Knaff John A., Kranz Sven A., Manaster Andrew, Mazloff Matthew, Mears Carl, Mouche Alexis, Portabella Marcos, Reul Nicolas, Ricciardulli Lucrezia, Rodriguez Ernesto, Sampson Charles, Solis Daniel, Stoffelen Ad, Stukel Michael R., Stiles Bryan, Weissman David, Wentz Frank (2019). Remotely Sensed Winds and Wind Stresses for Marine Forecasting and Ocean Modeling. Frontiers In Marine Science, 6(443), 28p. Publisher's official version : , Open Access version :